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airBaltic will increase the number of destinations for the winter season

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga, 15.09.2009.Print version
The Latvian national airline airBaltic will continue to fly to destinations in the east for the upcoming winter 2009-2010 season , as well as unveil new destinations, the airline informed LETA.

airBaltic will continue to fly to such destinations as Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Istanbul (Turkey) and Tel Aviv (Israel) during the winter season. At the same time, summer routes to destinations like Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Yerevan (Armenia) will return in the spring on 2010.


Furthermore, airBaltic will launch several new routes during this winter season – Frankfurt (Germany), Warsaw (Poland) and Pskov (Russia), as will continue routes previously made only during the summer season – Turku (Finland), Tromso (Norway), Palanga (Lithuania), Kaunas (Lithuania), Geneva (Switzerland) and Tartu (Estonia).


airBaltic will also have flights between the Estonian capital city of Tallinn and the Finnish city of Turku during the winter season.


airBaltic points out that travelers will have more destinations to choose from this winter season when compared to 2008.


As reported, airBaltic is a joint-stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholders are the Latvian state, with 52.6% of stock and the Baltijas aviacijas sistemas with 47.2% of stock, owned by airBaltic President Bertolt Flick.


The airBaltic fleet consists of 31 planes.


airBaltic offers non-stop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

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